The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 15 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 13 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.36% 4.87% 17.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 5.24% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 65
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £80,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
175 248 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 89.74% 92.88% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139 174 311
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 30 (50.85%) C#
1 30 (50.85%) .NET
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
3 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
4 20 (33.90%) Degree
5 19 (32.20%) C++
5 19 (32.20%) MVC
6 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
6 18 (30.51%) Linux
6 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
6 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (28.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (28.81%) Windows
7 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
7 17 (28.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (27.12%) Web Services
8 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
9 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
10 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
10 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
10 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
11 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (20.34%) Data Migration
11 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
11 12 (20.34%) WCF
11 12 (20.34%) HTML
11 12 (20.34%) Migration

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) RFID
1 8 (13.56%) RS-232
1 8 (13.56%) RS-485
1 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.64%) Subversion
3 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) MSTest
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
2 8 (13.56%) Electronics
3 7 (11.86%) Avionics
4 6 (10.17%) Games
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Software Engineer
2 29 (49.15%) Developer
3 24 (40.68%) .NET Developer
4 23 (38.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (38.98%) C# Developer
5 19 (32.20%) Senior Developer
6 18 (30.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (28.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 17 (28.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (25.42%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) Assembler Software Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) Embedded C Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (11.86%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (27.12%) Web Services
5 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
6 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (20.34%) HTML
6 12 (20.34%) WCF
7 10 (16.95%) jQuery
8 9 (15.25%) CSS
9 6 (10.17%) MFC
10 5 (8.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (8.47%) OpenGL
10 5 (8.47%) STL
11 4 (6.78%) Ajax
11 4 (6.78%) XML
12 3 (5.08%) EJB
12 3 (5.08%) J2EE
12 3 (5.08%) JSP
12 3 (5.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
2 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
3 10 (16.95%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (13.56%) Physics
4 8 (13.56%) Robotics
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) MVC
3 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
4 12 (20.34%) Data Migration
4 12 (20.34%) Migration
5 9 (15.25%) Scrum
6 8 (13.56%) SDLC
6 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.17%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (8.47%) BDD
9 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.78%) Web Development
11 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Data Transformation
12 2 (3.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C#
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) C++
4 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.25%) Java
7 8 (13.56%) Assembly Language
7 8 (13.56%) C
7 8 (13.56%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.08%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) PhD
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) EMC
3 3 (5.08%) Sun
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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